Welcome to the Wik Academy of Martial Arts! We provide quality instruction in reality based self-defense to the Mason, West Chester, and Greater Cincinnati areas.

Develop self-confidence and self-mastery while learning practical, efficient, and effective self-defense techniques blended from a variety of arts including Jeet Kune Do, Kali, Brazilian JiuJitsu, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Krav Maga, Kajukenbo and more. Come in now and try a class for free with no obligation.

About The Academy

The guiding ethos of Bruce Lee's Jeet Kune Do is to "Absorb what is useful, discard what is not, and add what is uniquely your own." To this end along with our focus on the conceptual model of JKD we blend in instruction in Pekiti Tirsia Kali, Pencak Silat Mande Muda, Muay Thai Kickboxing, Brazilian JiuJitsu, Krav Maga, and Kajukenbo to provide a full self-defense curriculum to the Greater Cincinnati area.

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Class Schedule

We have several class times available through the week and on weekends. You can also find information here about any special events or seminars that are coming soon. Private lessons are available on request during times where there are not already scheduled classes listed.

You can click below to view the full schedule.

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Contact Us

If you have any questions, or are ready to schedule a complimentary class to try out, you can call us at (513) 760-5553 and we'll get you set up right away! If you would prefer, you can also head over to our contact page by clicking the button below and submit a message to us there, or visit our academy in person in West Chester, Ohio.

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Professor Jak Othman performs a Harimau Berantai technique at the Wik Academy of Martial Arts using a sarong

Professor Jak Othman Returning in August

Professor Jak Othman will be leading a Harimau Berantai seminar at the Academy on Saturday, August 6th and Sunday, 7th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.

Pre-registration is currently $140 for both days and $80 for a single day until July 1st when registration costs go up, so if you’re interested in training with Professor Jak make sure to register early so you get the best price.

You can register online here.

Wik Academy of Martial Arts Cincinnati Open House Week

Open House Week May 20th Through 27th

From Friday, May 20th through the following Friday, May 27th we’ll be holding an Open House Week.

During the Open House Week all of our scheduled classes will be free for everyone, so if you have friends or family who have always wanted to come try out training, or you yourself have been on the fence for a while, come in and enjoy free, no-obligation classes all week.

Teen Self-Defense Classes at the Wik Academy of Martial Arts in Cincinnati

Teen Self-Defense Classes Starting Now

We’re excited to announce we now have teen classes opening up to the thirteen to seventeen age range.

These classes are specially designed to instill the skills needed for students to defend themselves effectively while learning in a fun, supportive environment. Our teen classes are carefully structured to provide the martial training, physical conditioning, and mental preparedness to build a strong foundation for when students are ready to advance into the adult classes.

La Canne at the Wik Academy of Martial Arts

An Introduction to Cane Fighting

As one of mankind’s oldest weapons, it’s hard to beat the simple effectiveness of the stick. Combine that with the fact that a walking cane can be carried in many places other tools like blades and firearms cannot and you have an extremely versatile force multiplier that can accompany you almost anywhere.

Due to the age of the weapon there are countless stick based systems. We’re going to look past the common stick arts like Kali, Arnis, and Pekiti Tirsia and examine two arts we teach at the Wik Academy that utilize specifically the walking stick or cane.

Maha Guru Richard Crabbe DeBordes at the Wik Academy of Martial Arts in Cincinnati, Ohio

Maha Guru Richard Crabbe DeBordes Seminar in March

Maha Guru Richard Crabbe DeBordes will be coming to the Academy March 19th and 20th to teach a special seminar on Hanafi lineage Silek Harimau Minangkabau. He will be instructing in both empty hand and cane techniques.

In addition to being a world authority on Silek Harimau Minangkabau Maha Guru DeBordes has taught and acted as an adviser to many special forces groups and police tactical teams, and has also acted in a capacity as a presidential security aide for the Republic of Ghana.

Professor Jak Othman Teaching Harimau Berantai Silat at the Wik Academy of Martial Arts in Cincinnati

Professor Jak Othman Harimau Berantai Silat Seminar This Weekend

The special silat seminar with Professor Jak Othman is just a few days away, so we wanted to remind everyone again of some important information for everyone able to attend. There’s still time to register if you’re interested in training with Professor Othman, just click here. Even if you can only come for one day, training with someone as skilled and knowledgeable as Professor Othman is an opportunity you don’t want to miss.

Quadrupedal Movement by Tyson Ceka

New Movement Focused Fitness Classes

We’re excited to announce new movement based fitness classes on Mondays and Fridays at 5:30 p.m. These classes are free to all current students, regardless of what training membership they have.

It’s an unfortunate fact that the nature of modern life is very static. Most people wake up to sit at a breakfast table, then sit in the car for their commute, then sit at a desk at work or at school, then sit in the car for another commute home to spend their evening sitting on the couch in front of the television. When you add all of that up, a large majority of people spend more hours of their lives in a seated position than they do standing or moving.

Group Photo of Professor Jak Othman with the Wik Academy of Martial Arts in Cincinnati

Professor Jak Othman Seminar Registration Open

Professor Jak Othman will be returning to the Wik Academy of Martial Arts February 20th – 21st. Professor Othman is the head of Harimau Berantai a style of silat you won’t be able to find anywhere else in Ohio.

If you’re anywhere near the Cincinnati area this is an event you do not want to miss!

Cost is $140 preregistration (before January 30th) and $150 at the door for both days, $70 preregistration and $80 at the door for a single day.

Times will be 10am – 4pm both days. We will do a short break for lunch. Please bring something to snack on as lunch will be no more than 30 minutes.

You can register online here.

Harimau Berantai Silat classes now at the Wik Academy of Martial Arts

Updated Class Schedule

We’ve updated our class schedule once again and have some exciting new arts we’re now offering, one of which is exclusive in Ohio to the Wik Academy.

We’re excited to announce we’re now offering classes in Pekiti Tirsia Kali, Pencak Silat Mande Muda, Silek Harimau Minangkabau, and Harimau Berantai Silat. We are currently the only school in Ohio authorized to teach Harimau Berantai Silat by Professor Jak Othman. This central Javanese art is known in particular for its efficient and deadly blade techniques and its use of the kapak kecil or small axe – a unique weapon you won’t find taught anywhere else.